Many of the largest countries in the world have adopted a national healthcare system. Why? Because it’s more efficient, free from price gouging and every human being deserves to have basic healthcare. The USA needs to stop with all the political bullshit and adopt a national healthcare system that is available to all US citizens.
The biggest complaints I see are related to “paying for someone else” and “it will drastically affect how quickly you can receive care”. Both are bullshit.
Low income families and individuals already receive reduced cost or free healthcare. Guess who is paying for that? All tax paying Americans. So the argument of paying for someone else is moot. We already do that. The only difference is only some receive the benefits we all pay for.
When it comes to how quickly you can receive care it’s not going to be much different. Specialist appointments are already booked up months in advance. If you need a specialist chances are waiting months will be a major inconvenience. Unless you have a life threatening condition you will wait no matter what. The difference is everyone will have access to specialists. Not just those who have the top tier insurance package. Everyone! Guess what? When everyone has access to specialists there will be more specialist jobs available, because there will be more demand.
I don’t know how anyone could think it’s ok to let others suffer and not have access to healthcare. Everyone should have access to healthcare. No one should be left to die because they can’t afford the care they need. Period.